Posts Tagged Professional basketball

Thompson’s father says son ‘on track’ to return for finals

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson lies on the court after being injured during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson is feeling better and on track to return for the NBA Finals next week after taking a knee to his head from Trevor Ariza that caused “concussion-like symptoms.”

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Adrian Peterson vents on Twitter about honoring contract

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration over criticism he is receiving while staying away from the voluntary portion of Minnesota Vikings’ offseason.

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Chicago Bulls fire coach Tom Thibodeau

In this May 10, 2015, file photo, Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau yells to his team during the first half of Game 4 in a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Chicago.  The Bulls fired Thibodeau on Thursday, May 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — In five seasons under Tom Thibodeau, the Chicago Bulls soared to heights they had not reached since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were collecting championships.

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Walker supports key parts of reported Bucks arena deal

Gov. Scott Walker discusses ongoing state budget negotiations on Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Portage, Wis. Walker says he remains opposed to a vehicle registration fee increase or gas tax hike to help pay for state highway construction and repair in Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)

PORTAGE, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker spoke in favor Thursday of key elements of a reported deal fora new $500 million arena for the Milwaukee Bucks that includes raising taxes on Milwaukee County hotel rooms and rental cars.

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Warriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals drought

Golden State Warriors players celebrate after Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. The Warriors won 104-90 and advanced to the NBA Finals. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball’s biggest stage again.

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